Recap - Kentucky Defeats Providence 79-65
|Recap - Kentucky Defeats Providence 79-65|
Kentucky earned a 79-65 victory over Providence on Sunday, getting 18 points from James Young at Barclays Center.
Kentucky was a favorite by 6.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Kentucky got 15 points from Willie Cauley-Stein and another 15 points from Aaron Harrison. Julius Randle contributed 4 assists, while Willie Cauley-Stein cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Providence got 23 points from Bryce Cotton in a losing cause and another 10 points from Josh Fortune. Bryce Cotton contributed 5 assists for them, while Kadeem Batts had 8 rebounds.
Kentucky hit the break leading 39-35 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Kentucky as they grabbed 35 boards, while Providence only had 30.